Name That Animal December 15, 2011 ~ YesBiscuit Only one rule: No researching. Just post your best guess. Answer will be posted later today in the comments. Share this:EmailTwitterFacebookTumblrPinterestRedditPrintLinkedInPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeLike this:Like Loading... Related
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A chukkar! (I think,)
Like the ring-necked pheasant, chukars (which is what the bird is) are non-native to the US but released for hunting purposes. I’ve seen them pop up in California shelters from time to time.
Partridge, no pear tree.
I’ll go with everyone else! I’ve seen these here in California, had them identified for me as a kind of non-native partridge, but I don’t know their proper name.
Everybody wins! This is a chukar partridge. From the Wiki entry for this animal:
Now why in the heck would anyone want to hunt something so lovely?
No replies expected. That was my rhetorical question for today :-)